Half Gallon Measure

Half Gallon Measure

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Lidless bulbous or bellied measure with galleried rim and cast circular foot; half gallon size. Bead-and-groove band at shoulder; faint line visible at seam. S-scroll, crank or ridged handle tapers to a short terminal with small oval strut. Stamped incuse on front "½ / GALLON" in serif letters across neck and "2 / QUART" in sans serif letters on belly. Rim exterior stamped to left of handle "HALF / [G]ALL[ON]" next to a crowned "VR" verification mark for London County ("349 / LCC"), and on front with crowned "ER" and "VR" marks for Oxford County ("367") along with six letter-number pairs. No maker's marks.
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date made
1870 - 1890
place made
United Kingdom: England
overall: 8 in x 8 in x 5 1/8 in; 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm x 13.0175 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Constance Dwan Wylie (Walker Gill Wylie Collection)
Beer & Spirits
Commercial Furnishings
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National Museum of American History
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